Five Mega Scandals From China’s Annual Consumer Rights Festival
From chemical rice to monstrous “water armies,” here are the most shocking consumer rights scandals revealed during China’s annual “3.15 Gala”
Chinese Netizens Are Asking: Have You Spoken Decently Today?
How the “yin-yang tone” of Chinese netizens turns praise into criticism and sincerity into satire
The Shady World of Chinese Online Reviews
Welcome to the world of Chinese consumer reviews, where fakes lurk round every corner and a “water army” can torpedo e-commerce businesses
Tea Total: Is China’s New Social Media-Fueled Tea Craze More Than Just a Fad?
Once shunned by Chinese youth as old-fashioned and overly formal, tea-drinking is becoming cool again
World of Warcraft to Go Offline and Other Trending News
World of Warcraft may leave China, woman tricked into having head shaved, luxury potato chip bag sells out, Beijing’s top soccer team loses to amateurs—it’s Viral Week
How Netizens Adapt Lu Xun to Modern Problems
What if the renowned 20th-century writer was alive to splurge on Singles’ Day?
Taobao Terror: When Gamified E-Commerce Took Over My Life
How a tabby cat mini-game helped transform China’s e-commerce ecosystem...not always for the better
20th Party Congress Opens and Other Trending News
Communist Party congress opens, netizens mourn famous cat’s death, new fungus species wets tastebuds, woman finds mother 32 years after her abduction—it’s Viral Week
Soy Sauce Brand Faces Additives Controversy and Other Trending News
Soy sauce brand faces questions over additives, tech billionaire settles sexual assault case, turtle falls from eighth story and survives, Qingdao landmark collapses after heavy rain—it’s Viral Week
“Lipstick King” Li Jiaqi Returns and Other Trending News
Li Jiaqi returns, Tangshan assault perpetrator gets 24 years, netizens question lack of menstrual pads for sale on trains, betel nut bans—it’s Viral Week